Wood is a product of the future. Solutions are being developed all the time to push the boundaries of what is possible with timber design.
This section covers the bases of how wood can and should be used. Wood has so much potential. Building multi-story timber buildings for a range of different purposes is a reality with the solutions and technologies available today. Long-span timber solutions allow wood to be used as a structural material in warehouses, commercial buildings, public buildings and farm buildings. Then of course there are the multitude of residential and DIY applications for which wood is the perfect solution.
Here you will find how-to-build guides for a range of different wooden structures, including fences and screens, decks and handrails, retaining walls, doors, stairs and steps, gazebos, pergolas, gates, shutters and louvres, internal walls and ceiling linings, carports, backyard sheds and windows.
This section provides information on the durability of wood, including building legislation requirements, treatment, the compatibility of treated wood with other materials, fasteners and treated wood, gluing, painting and moisture considerations, health and safety and disposal of treated timber.
This section provides guidance on the various exterior finishing options available for timber and the applications for which they are best suited.
Links and information regarding complying with the building regulations.
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